Archive for the ‘Help and Advice’ Category

Water Treatment For Your Water Wash Spray Booth

What happens if you don’t treat the water in the spray booth? If your water is left untreated, paint sludge from your paint booth system creates a contaminated and unhygienic problem, which can: Create safety hazards Increase system corrosion Disrupt air balance Increase foaming tendency Disrupt sludge handling and removal Clog pipes and pumps Increase […]

How to store flammable paint in a safe and compliant manner

Flammable paints are volatile substances that give off enough flammable vapours to ignite in the presents of an ignition source at temperatures below 60 °C. If flammable liquids are not managed in a safe and compliant manner, they can be a threat to the workplace. Some of the negative implications that can result from the […]

A health and safety guide to painting with isocyanates

Painting and spraying with isocyanate paints can cause risks to health and is the primary cause of occupational asthma in the UK. Workers most at risk tend to be vehicle paint sprayers working in bodyshops or in the commercial vehicle and trailer manufacturing industries. These workers are 90 times more likely to contract occupational asthma […]

How to choose the best metal cladding paint for a project

Steel cladding is seeing an upswing as constructors choose this method of construction for speed, simplicity and flexibility. When it comes to choosing the paint for your new building you need to look below the topcoat and at the nature of your building, it’s location and it’s surroundings. The best metal cladding paint for your […]

Fire retardant paint for steel: how to pick the correct product

Fire retardant paints or Intumescent coatings, are often used in large-scale projects, in industrial settings, public spaces, brand-new large facilities, new build houses or in enclosed spaces with an increased risk of fire. They are also often a requirement in places which are often exposed to extreme heat, or in places where there are regular […]

Choosing the right wood coating for furniture

There are a number of different paint systems on the market for painting or lacquering wooden furniture and each have their own advantages and disadvantages.  Whether you are painting kitchen furniture, bathroom fittings, tables, chairs or display equipment, there are products that will help you get the best finish you need.

To aid you in choosing the correct coating, we have explained some of the differences below.

How to pick the correct floor coatings for a project

Whether you’re building a new facility or renovating an existing one, it is important to ensure that the flooring will withstand the daily demands of your industry. That means you will need to determine the type of floor coating best suited to keep up with your facility operations. Yet with so many options available it […]

The Benefits Of Total Paint Shop Support

Working with Ultrimax Coatings means you’re always a step ahead. Our total paint shop support service lets you keep on top of all of your industrial paint, coatings and consumable supplies in a way that we think is way ahead of the competition. With Ultrimax Coatings you’re guaranteed high quality products – whether that’s coatings that […]

The benefits of stock management systems

If your business needs to hold stock on-site for its operational needs then it is vital to have a robust stock management system in place. If you haven’t already then you should think about implementing one as soon as possible to increase your overall efficiency and performance. Once you have a stock management system in […]

How to pick the right spray gun for your project

With so many different variables to consider when purchasing a spray gun for your project, it can often be difficult to know where to start. You’ll need to choose the right type of gun for your needs, from airless spray guns to graco spray guns, and you’ll find a huge range of different spray guns […]

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